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Portfolio Allocation: One Size Does Not Fit All

January 13, 2023

GHPIA's dollar weighted model approach allows our clients the peace of mind that they will have adequate cash for their withdrawals through market downturns, but at the same time avoid...


Growth Over Profits… Not So Fast

October 13, 2022

When bubbles burst, speculation tends to disappear, and rational thinking typically takes over with much greater emphasis on company profitability among other fundamentals.


The Price Is Right

June 30, 2022

Investing is not a game, and selecting stocks should be done rationally in order to avoid costly emotional mistakes in both up and down markets. We believe objective thinking and...


Europe’s Banks Are Almost Healthy Again

May 3, 2022

Europe is trending toward a more American-style capital marketplace, with such funding sources as stocks and venture capital taking on increasing importance. As a result, we expect economic growth in...


Should Investors Worry About Rising Interest Rates?

March 31, 2022

The Fed’s actions do not necessarily mean the stock market is due for a collapse. On the contrary, history illustrates that the market typically performs well in a rising rate...


What Do You Own When You Invest in Chinese Stocks?

February 1, 2022

Many investors may be surprised to find out that, despite spending money on what they presume to be stock, they do not actually own anything in China. It walks and...


Tesla: Which Seat Are You In?

December 31, 2021

For all the market optimism about Tesla, even seasoned equity analysts have a hard time coming up with a consensus valuation. Here are some scenarios for the electric vehicle company’s...


VIDEO: GHPIA’s 2021 Economic Outlook Forum

May 14, 2021

At our recent Economic Outlook Forum, GHPIA's advisors assessed the post-pandemic economy and the opportunities and risks investors face amid the recovery. Watch it here.


VIDEO: The GHPIA Investment Risk Scorecard: Profit Stability Score

April 15, 2021

As our series on how we determine risk and reward continues, learn about our Investment Risk Scorecard and how we separate companies with dependable profits from riskier firms with...


How GHPIA Screens Stocks for Your Portfolio

March 31, 2021

Our Investment Risk Scorecard helps us quantify the exposure of companies and industries to risk, based on these five fundamental metrics...


Negative Capability and the Emotions of a Market Cycle

December 31, 2020

Here are three guidelines investors should use to weather the highs and lows of a tumultuous market cycle like that of the past year.


VIDEO: Applying the GHPIA Valuation Benchmarks: Part 1 — 1999 .com Stock Bubble

December 9, 2020

How does GHPIA evaluate risk and reward when we choose investments? Learn how in our ongoing series of short videos about our time-tested benchmarking process, which begins with this one,...


VIDEO: Fiscal Fitness — Why Diversification Matters

June 30, 2020

This video shows why it's important for investors to exercise all the financial muscles in their portfolios, rather than just attending to the ones they're most familiar with, like the...


Fiscal Fitness: Why Diversification Matters

June 30, 2020

Diversification is among the most fundamental, well-accepted concepts for investors and is at the core of GHPIA’s investment philosophy. But the S&P 500 index is less diversified than many investors...


Financial New Year’s Resolutions: Self-Help Promises for Financial Well-Being You Can Actually Keep

January 3, 2020

Here’s a set of financial New Year’s resolutions that anyone can follow. Even just doing a few of these will help improve your financial health.


The Case for Optimism: A Global Economy Retrospective — 1999-2019

December 31, 2019

Despite the volatility and chaos of last 20 years, many people will be surprised to learn that our planet and our country are wealthier and more peaceful than at almost...


Are IPOs Partying Like It’s 1999?

June 30, 2019

With innovative companies like Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Airbnb, Zoom, and Beyond Meat going public in recent months, it feels like 1999 all over again. Except this time is different. Investors...


Euroscepticism Offering Deep Discounts

December 31, 2018

Euroscepticism refers to someone who opposes increasing powers of the European Union. Concessions made by the most Eurosceptic political leaders in the most indebted countries in the eurozone suggest the...


The Bear Necessities

September 30, 2018

This August the S&P 500 Index set a record for the longest uninterrupted bull market rally at 9.5 years and counting. Of course, all good things must come to an...


Stock Market Volatility – Is it Really That Bad?

March 31, 2018

shaken up. Recent market volatility may startle investors, but it is important to understand its origin and take a historical perspective. Volatility does not necessarily signal a time to sell...


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